Mr. White to Mr. Foster.
St. Petersburg , February 13, 1893 . (Received February 27.)
Sir: I beg to submit to you herewith the application of Hugo Sundel for a new passport, and I request instructions thereon.
In view of the failure of Mr. Sundel to produce his certificate of naturalization, as also of the brief period passed by him in the country of his adoption and the many years in that of his birth after obtaining, as he states, citizenship in America, I am unwilling to issue to him a new passport except under direction by the Department.
I have, etc.,